It’s been a very long day and there is so much I want to say but I just don’t know how to word it. I’ve been in tears most of the day, upset and worried in many different ways. You may have heard about the Orlando shooting in the news today and you may also know that Orlando is the city that I live and grew up in. It’s very heartbreaking to see my Sunshine State, the place that brings happiness and joy to so many, be enveloped in mourning.
Hate and extremism can be dangerous and dividing, I wish people would see that. I wish one day I would open my eyes and the world would be completely tolerant and non-judgmental. I wish we all could just live and let live.
I’ve already done a plurk about this, but I thought I would mention some ways you can help the victims and their families if you would like to:
I’m just waiting for the day people will realize that we are all human and we are all the same, no matter what our race, religion, orientation, gender, etc… and every life is valuable and should be cherished and celebrated.
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RubyStarlight Writer of Exposeur is currently having a sale on all her poses and props inworld to raise funds for a surgery that her cat needs. You can read all about it on her flickr at this link. Everything in the store is L$50-L$100, including large props. Gachas are also marked down to L$15. This is the […] Continue reading →
Paradise Lost is the story of Adam and Eve’s original sin, brought to you by The Basilique. In 2014 it was a theater production, in which residents purchased tickets to go see the live action play inworld with their friends and family. Now, they have produced Paradise Lost – the movie, a 60 minute machinima production made entirely […] Continue reading →
Today was a special holiday for muslims around the world. The name of the holiday was Eid al-Adha and the story behind this Eid revolves around Abraham and his great sacrifice. Yes, the same Abraham that can be found in the Bible and Torah. Interesting how if you read all three of these religious books: […] Continue reading →
Juno Mantel of Junbug has started a campaign to help educate girls in Sierra Leone. She has created this adorable vintage school dress, available in 5 colors, and 100% of the sales will be donated to her Do it in a Dress campaign. Her campaign is running from November 7th till December 7th (only one month) […] Continue reading →
I recently spent some time visiting and exploring the Gardens of Absentia. I took quite a few pictures so decided to share this one. You can find a few more on my profile feed. Ipunin Pera is the owner of the gardens and The Pool of Hope Charity in Second Life hosts many events there […] Continue reading →
Did you know that elephants are considered to be good luck? In fact, elephants symbolize a lot of things: fertility, protection, good luck, wisdom and knowledge. Details are at this link. A lot of people, including my mom, keep statues of elephants displayed in their homes for these reasons. This is just one of the […] Continue reading →
Actually I lied, I really don’t know what you’re thinking. But in all honesty, I’m not sure what I’m thinking at the moment myself either. I’ve had a little too much sugar today and my body is kind of having a melt down right now. Anyhow, I have two reasons for posting two versions of […] Continue reading →
Ashraya, which means shelter in sanskrit, is an organization based in India which operates with the purpose of providing aid to Indian children in need and abused women through the implementation of various projects. The Ashraya Project in SL opens tomorrow, May 5th, and the proceeds will go towards this wonderful organization. There are many […] Continue reading →
Just because I’m a fairy, doesn’t mean I can’t celebrate Earth Day. April 22nd, 2012 is Earth Day. Don’t forget to get involved in your community and do something for the earth. Here are just 5 things to strive for that would make such a difference: Plant a tree Reduce, reuse and recycle Give up […] Continue reading →
Wear Gray for a Day is an event that is raising funds for the American Brain Tumor Association. With over 80 established stores participating, it is the brain child of Sanura Snowpaw. It is now open, so take the slurl and get shopping. I was recently linked to a post about a fellow SLer we […] Continue reading →
Or as I really wanted to call this post, “This Christmas – Give a Shit!” Hello; I’m the vampire Lord Winter Jefferson. The fabulous Barry Singe is allowing me to take over her blog (again) because… lets face it, she can be pretty slack at times. Can’t style herself either, takes second rate pictures and […] Continue reading →
The 2011 Shoe Fair will run from May 14th to the 27th. I am honored to be chosen as one of the 5 exclusive bloggers that will be covering the Shoe fair on the Shoe fair blog itself. So keep an eye on the Shoe fair blog to see all of our coverage. Following are […] Continue reading →
Charity begins at home, but shouldn’t end there. Read more about The Little Big Shop Event and The Water Project. I was asked to do a picture with a water theme to be displayed at the event. There will be art displayed by many other artists as well. The event will run from April 15th […] Continue reading →
It seems that while we are in the midst of coming to terms with one natural disaster another occurs. In the first 3 months of 2011 the world community has already been rocked by 2 major crises. The most recent being Friday’s earthquake that shook the Pacific, centering on Japan. Though severe weather warnings were […] Continue reading →